Cars 3 (2017) Poster



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Cars (2006)
Cars 2 (2011)


Planes (2013)
It is in the same world as Cars and Cars 2
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
It is in the same world as Cars and Cars 2
Cars 3: Driven to Win (2017) (Video Game)
Picks up after the events of the third film
Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool (2017) (Video)
Features characters from Cars 3


In the Bag (1956) (Short)
Mater sings "Humphrey Hop" song from short.
Hud (1963)
The old-timers refer to Doc Hudson as "Hud,'' a hat-tip to one of Paul Newman's signature roles.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
A cab quotes "Hey, I'm driving here!"
The Blues Brothers (1980)
A bumper sticker during the end credits reads, "I like both kinds of music: Country AND Western."
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
A framed picture during the end credits has the main characters soaring through the sky in front of the moon and above the trees.
Cars (2006) (Video Game)
Sometimes, when Doc passes by another racer, he says, "You might wanna take notes on this one." This voice clip would be reused in Cars 3 during the flashback scene where he is balancing a stack of objects on his hood. Also, in one cutscene, Doc says "Get ready for what's coming", which is a phrase in the trailer for Cars 3.
Barbie: The Pearl Princess (2014) (Video)
Jackson storm sings mermaid party.
The Boss Baby (2017)
One of the cars at the demolition derby is named Jimbo.
Coco (2017)
One of the cars training on the treadmills is homesick, and the village Cruz shows him is from Coco. Later a neon sign of a skull (in Coco style) is seen in a bar.

Referenced in 

Nostalgia Critic: Foodfight! (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic takes a shot at Pixar's next unnecessary sequel
Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) (TV Episode)
Honest Trailers: Finding Dory (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Sequels We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
among Disney sequels in development
The Cinema Snob: Macho Man (2017) (TV Episode)
"Take that Cars 3, Pirates 5."
Flutter Green: The Final Chapter. Part 1: Beginning of the End (2017) (Short)
Visible frame of the cartoon on the computer.
Midnight Screenings: The Mummy/It Comes at Night (2017) (TV Episode)
to be reviewed next time
Midnight Screenings: Cars 3/Rough Night (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Cinema Snob: The Little Cars in the Great Race (2017) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions this movie doing very well
Loway and Mr. Hand: The Hand Movie (2017) (TV Episode)
poster is seen in the Live Action scene.
The Andrew Klavan Show: Trump Goes Left (2017) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan notes that the most recent movie in the franchise bombed.
A tota pantalla: Episode #1.4 (2017) (TV Episode)
The usage of Paul Newman's voice in the film is discussed
The Other Side of the Coin (2017) (Short)
Film is on theater marque at the Woodbury 10.
PWN: Just the Worst Movies - PWN #16 (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned, Poster is shown
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Death of DisneyToon Studios (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a sequel made by Pixar.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Super Crowned Princesses (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Puppet Master (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Why I Quit Mr. Coat (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Wonderful World of Disney/Fox (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up one of Pixar's lesser praised films.
Toy Story 4 (2019)
When Woody fails to remember the names of Bo Peep's sheep, he calls on one of them "Lefty", a reference to one of the name's of Lightning McQueen's tires.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Trolls: Infinity Strings (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a film made by Pixar.
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Disney Remakes Keep Making Money? (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.6 (2019) (TV Episode)
David Spade mentions the Cars movies during his monologue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Garfieldelodeon (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Michael Jackson's Glove: The Musical (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: 3 Trailers and a Virus (2020) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a film made by Pixar.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Ginger Snapped (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.

Featured in 

Honest Trailers: Cars & Cars 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Conan: Armie Hammer/Jim Jefferies/Gavin DeGraw (2017) (TV Episode)
Scene of Armie Hammer was shown.
95: The Untold Story of Lightning McQueen (2017) (TV Short)
Clips shown
ZZ Ward Feat. Gary Clark Jr.: Ride (2017) (Video)
clips shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Will Ferrell/Alison Brie/Shawn Mendes (2017) (TV Episode)
Altered clip featuring Lightning McQueen
Animation Explosion: Cars 3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed; clips shown
Disneycember: Cars 3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Doug talks about the movie.
MsMojo: Top 10 Darkest Pixar Movie Moments (2019) (TV Episode)
Lightning McQueen's Accident gets an honorable mention.
Sean Chandler Talks About: Cars & Planes Films Ranked! (2020) (TV Episode)
Movie is ranked at #3


Rocky III (1982)
Similar Storyline.

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